(Source: airows, via hotphotography)

ted:

What do leopard spots, striped marine angelfish, and sand dune ripples have in common? Their patterns are self-organizing Turing systems! Discovered by Alan Turing in the 1950s, these repeating natural patterns can be created by the interaction of two things that spread at different speeds, one faster than the other.

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Who’s In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph

planetmoney:

Researchers often look at the number of hours worked, but rarely do they ask the question of when. Today we take a look at the average American hour workday, broken down by job type.

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Play with the different job categories to see how the average workdays differ from one another.

http://n.pr/1tDAnEg

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mineralists:

Boulder Opal

(Source: opalauctions.com, via mindblowingscience)

fuckyeahmathandsciencetattoos:

Tentacle and elements based in the geometry of a Nautilus shell and the golden ratio.  Tattoo by Ihearttattoo in Columbus, OH

fuckyeahmathandsciencetattoos:

Tentacle and elements based in the geometry of a Nautilus shell and the golden ratio.  Tattoo by Ihearttattoo in Columbus, OH

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pixography:

Surreal Gallery

pixography:

Surreal Gallery

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dailydoseofstuf:

Leonard Berstein plays Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Happy Birthday to one of the greats. 

(Source: restlesstide, via asapscience)

the manuscripts of the masters: scientists

albert einstein, ph.d., physics
marie curie, ph.d., physics, chemistry
nikola tesla, electrical&mechanical engineering
george washington carver, m.s., botany
rosalind franklin, ph.d., biophysics
charles darwin, evolutionary biology
thomas edison, electrical&mechanical engineering

(via mindblowingscience)

actuallygrimes:

this is definitely what im gonna look like when im old haha

actuallygrimes:

this is definitely what im gonna look like when im old haha